Tulane swingman Melvin Frazier quits for NBA Draft
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tulane men’s basketball junior swingman Melvin Frazier will forgo his final year of eligibility and hire representation as he moves toward a professional career.
The university announced Frazier’s decision Wednesday.
Frazier, of Avondale, Louisiana, is ranked as the No. 30 overall prospect in this year’s draft, according to ESPN.com and has been slotted as a first-round selection in several of the site’s mock drafts. He is also one of a handful of underclassmen to receive an invitation to the NBA Draft Combine scheduled May 16-20 in Chicago.
Frazier scored 20 or more points 10 times and posted four double-doubles this past season. He led the Green Wave in field goal percentage (.556), scoring (15.9 per game) and steals (65).
The 2018 NBA Draft is June 21.